# Crytic math questions

Cryptic Math

p

Q R

S

T U

V

W X

1. Each letter stands for one of the numbers 1 - 9.

2. S + Q = V and S is smaller than Q.

3. P = R + U.

4. In one of the diagonals, all 3 numbers are perfect squares.

5. In one of the two diagonals, (P, T, X or R, T, V) the 3 numbers are in ascending order when read from top to bottom, and each is evenly divisible by the same number, a number larger than 1.

WHAT ARE THE NUMBERS?

b. Discuss at least 2 new discoveries you had while doing this activity

Q2

a) Explain which method is best to solve quadratic equations using 4 methods - factoring, completing the square, using the quadratic formula, and graphing.

b) Give at least 2 reasons why this is method of choice.

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Cryptic Math

p Q R

S T U

V W X

1. Each letter stands for one of the numbers 1 - 9.

2. S + Q = V and S is smaller than Q.

3. P = R + U.

4. In one of the diagonals, all 3 numbers are perfect squares.

5. In one of the two diagonals, (P, T, X or R, T, V) the 3 numbers are in ascending order when read from top to bottom, and each is evenly divisible by the same number, a ...

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